Does fluoxetine augment the inpatient treatment of anorexia nervosa?

  title={Does fluoxetine augment the inpatient treatment of anorexia nervosa?},
  author={Evelyn Attia and Christopher A. Haiman and B. Timothy Walsh and Susanne R. Flater},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={155 4},
OBJECTIVE While pharmacological interventions are of established utility in bulimia nervosa, medications have no clear role in the treatment of anorexia nervosa. Because patients with anorexia nervosa frequently exhibit mood disturbances and symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder, the authors tested the utility of fluoxetine in the treatment of women participating in an inpatient program for anorexia nervosa. METHOD The authors conducted a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, 7… CONTINUE READING


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